Displaying items by tag: kiwifruit

Thursday, 21 March 2019 08:10

Continuing kiwifruit’s golden run

The kiwifruit variety SunGold is this season set to overtake the traditional green Haywards variety for the first time.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 08:16

Watch and see for kiwifruit labour shortage

Wait and see is the watchword on the possibility of a labour shortage in the kiwifruit harvest which began last week in Gisborne and western Bay of Plenty.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 March 2019 09:35

Hort firm putting $20m into Northland

Seeka is spending $20 million on building a packhouse, packing machine and coolstores at its new Northland facility over the next two years.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 March 2019 09:33

Ghost group opposes Zespri vote

An anonymous group called Concerned Growers Collective is opposing two Zespri resolutions now before growers which the group claims would cause “irreparable damage” to the industry.

Published in General News
Friday, 25 January 2019 10:55

Sun shines on Gold

Zespri will this year issue licences for an additional 700ha of SunGold kiwifruit and 50ha of organics.

Published in General News
Friday, 23 November 2018 07:55

More workers welcomed, but vacancies remain

The kiwifruit industry welcomes more Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) workers for next season but must still work hard to attract the rest of the required workforce.

Published in General News
Thursday, 22 November 2018 14:55

Partnership approach pays off

The partnership approach was a key to Kiwifruit Vine Health (KVH) winning the industry award at the 2018 New Zealand Biosecurity Awards last week, says KVH chief executive Stu Hutchings.

Published in General News
Friday, 09 November 2018 11:55

Kiwifruit may be the ticket

Growing confidence in the kiwifruit sector is providing new opportunities for pastoral farmers.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 11:55

Spotlight on kiwifruit helps with jobs

Publicity on a labour shortage in the kiwifruit industry last season had an interesting side effect: it attracted people to come and work in the industry, says New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers (NZKGI) chief executive Nikki Johnson.

Published in General News
Thursday, 09 August 2018 07:55

Appeals lodged on Psa case

The Crown will appeal the High Court’s decision that the government was negligent in allowing kiwifruit vine-killing disease Psa into the country.

Published in General News

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